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  1. KestrelMet.net is now AmbientWeather.net

    KestrelMet.net is now AmbientWeather.net Important Update: The Online Dashboard for KestrelMet Station Owners is Moving to Ambient Weather Network platform We are excited to announce a significant improvement to your KestrelMet weather station experience. The new online platform and app, Ambient Weather Network (AWN), will soon replace the existing KestrelMet.net portal. This upgrade... Read more...
  2. Ghost Hunting with Kestrel Instruments: A Scientific Approach to the Supernatural

    Ghost Hunting with Kestrel Instruments: A Scientific Approach to the Supernatural Ghost hunting has long been a subject of fascination for those who seek to explore the mysterious and unexplained. While many consider it a fringe activity, there is a growing community of individuals who approach ghost hunting with a scientific mindset, using tools and instruments to gather data and investigate paranormal phenomena. Kestrel meters... Read more...
  3. The KestrelMet 6000 Weather Station: Empowering Environmental Science, Meteorology Research, and Beyond

    The KestrelMet 6000 Weather Station: Empowering Environmental Science, Meteorology Research, and Beyond Weather's impact on our world is profound, influencing ecosystems, agriculture, and wildlife behaviors. The intricate interplay of weather patterns is a key focus for scientific exploration, holding the potential for education and discovery. In this pursuit, a dependable weather station emerges as an essential research tool for precise data ... Read more...
  4. Heat Safety: How WBGT Monitoring Saves Lives in Military Training

    Heat Safety: How WBGT Monitoring Saves Lives in Military Training Military training and operations happen all year round, whether it be in the scorching heat of summer or the bitter cold of winter. In hot and humid conditions, heat-related illnesses such as heat stroke, dehydration, and heat exhaustion pose serious risk for trainees. Kestrel Instruments Heat Stress Trackers and the Kestrel Heat Stress Flag Kit ... Read more...
  5. Accurate and Remote Environmental Monitoring with Kestrel® DROP Data Loggers

    Data loggers serve as indispensable tools across a wide range of industries and applications. Among the numerous options available, the Kestrel® DROP data loggers stand out for their portability, accuracy, and versatility. Whether you need to monitor conditions as a researcher, a grower, an agricultural operator, homeowner, an outdoor enthusiast, ... Read more...
  6. The Unpredictable Force: Exploring the Impact of Wind on Wildfire Spread

    The Unpredictable Force: Exploring the Impact of Wind on Wildfire Spread The impact of wildfires reaches far beyond their immediate location. Just take the recent Canadian wildfires, for example. Thanks to wind and weather conditions, the thick smoke traveled all the way to the US East Coast, blanketing large areas. Not only did this lead to hazy skies and a blood-red sun, but it also raised concerns about air quality. ... Read more...
  7. Why Weather Stations are Essential for Mosquito Control

    Why Weather Stations are Essential for Mosquito Control Weather plays a critical role in the life cycle and behavior of mosquitoes, which are known carriers of diseases such as Zika, West Nile, and malaria. As a result, many states have implemented mosquito control programs that rely heavily on weather station data. Weather stations are devices that collect and measure data about the weather. The ... Read more...
  8. Ambient Weather Network is the Top App for Viewing your Station Data and Accessing Hyperlocal, Location-Based Weather Information

    Ambient Weather Network is the Top App for Viewing your Station Data and Accessing Hyperlocal, Location-Based Weather Information The Ambient Weather Network (AWN) online portal and AWN app for iOS and Android provides a personalized dashboard for KestrelMet 6000 station owners where you can remotely track your data, view trends and charts, and set alerts for specific conditions. But that's not all. AWN is packed with useful features to satisfy even the most passionate ... Read more...
  9. How to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses & Death with WBGT Heat Stress Monitoring

    How to Prevent Heat-Related Illnesses & Death with WBGT Heat Stress Monitoring Heat stress monitoring is an invaluable tool for saving lives. While at-risk demographics include young children or adults 65 or older, or anyone working or performing in hot conditions heat-related illness can happen to anyone - even athletes who in prime physical condition. “Exertional Heat Stroke can happen at any time and in the absence ... Read more...
  10. Keep Athletes Safe and Coaches Informed with the Kestrel Heat Stress Flag Kit: The Must-Have Tool for Athletic Trainers

    Keep Athletes Safe and Coaches Informed with the Kestrel Heat Stress Flag Kit: The Must-Have Tool for Athletic Trainers As temperatures rise during the summer months, athletic trainers and coaches face the challenge of keeping athletes safe during practices and games. Heat-related illnesses can be dangerous and even deadly, and taking precautions to prevent them is essential. The Kestrel® Heat Stress Flag Kit enables athletics trainers to quickly and effectively ... Read more...

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